Government of Saskatchewan Director, Procurement and Contract Administration Branch Full Time in Regina, SK

Government of Saskatchewan

Branch Regina SK CA

Director, Procurement and Contract Administration Branch
Regina, SK

Typically, the leadership and management competencies required for this position would be gained through several years of management experience in a procurement…



Employment Type


Permanent Full-time



SK–Regina and Area-Regina



016 Highways and Infrastructure

Salary Range







The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure is seeking an

innovative, organized and client-focused individual to join the new Procurement and Contract Administration Branch in Regina.

As the

Director, you will lead a new branch of fourteen procurement specialists in developing and implementing procurement processes for the Ministry. This includes development of processes

to determine how best value is incorporated into the procurement for construction projects and goods, and the development of a vendor performance management system for goods and construction vendors.

You will support the work being completed by Priority Saskatchewan. You will work closely with Central Services, the Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association (SHCA) and the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC) to develop and implement process changes.

The Procurement and Contract Management Branch manages the vendor selection processes, including the Expression of Interest process, RFPs, and public tendering within the Ministry. The Branch is also responsible for reviewing progressive and final payment documents for construction projects.

You will work closely with legal counsel on all procurement issues with vendors.

To be successful, you will: have a proven track record to develop and maintain a positive and collaborative working relationship with a broad range of professionals; be skilled in thinking strategically; and, have superior negotiation and conflict management skills. You will be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, with demonstrated ability to understand and respond to multiple demands, and be results oriented and accountable to exercise superior judgment in a continuously changing and demanding environment. You will have a solid understanding of project management principles and methodologies with extensive procurement experience. You must also be able to demonstrate your experience in business planning, process improvement and change management. In-depth knowledge of provincial government structures, decision-making processes and priorities is also an asset for this position.

Typically, the leadership and management competencies required for this position would be gained through several years of management experience in a procurement area, combined with a bachelor degree.

Our core values include showing respect and integrity, serving citizens, excellence and innovation, and acting as one team. We strive to demonstrate these behaviors on a daily basis. We are also committed to workplace diversity.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work


M – Monthly Out of Scope



Day Job



Yes, 5 % of the Time

Criminal Record Check Requirement


The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment

Number of Openings



Closing Date


Nov 10, 2015, 11:59:00 PM

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-10-23
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